CERC Town Profile 2012

Town Hall
486 Oxford Road
Oxford, CT 06478
(203) 888-2543
Belongs to
New Haven County
LMA Bridgeport - Stamford
Naugatuck Valley Economic Dev. Region
Central Naugatuck Valley Planning Area
Demographics
Population (2011)       Race/Ethnicity (2011)      
  Town Country State   Town Country State
1990 8,685 804,219 3,287,116 White 12,152 651,407 2,800,328
2000 9,821 824,008 3,405,565 Black 145 110,922 365,949
2011 12,732 871,258 3,610,073 Asian Pacific 200 30,890 138,364
2016 12,906 905,825 3,754,486 Native American 13 2,521 11,369
'11-'16 Growth/Yr 0.3% 0.8% 0.8% Other/Multi-Race 222 75,518 294,063
        Hispanic (any race) 515 1319,381 512,039
Land Area (sq. miles) 33 606 5,009        
Pop./ Sq. Mile (2011) 387 1,438 721 Poverty Rate (2010) 2.2% 10.9% 9.2%
Median Age (2011) 39 39 40 Educational Attainment (2011)      
Households (2011) 4,559 340,030 1,391,975
Persons Age 25 or Older Town % State %
High School Graduate 2,537 30% 702,670 29%
Some College 2,351 28% 594,209 24%
Bachelors or More 3,143 37% 883,658 36%
Med HH Inc. (2011) $107,435 $63,310 $70,705
Age Distribution (2011)            
  0-4 5-17 18-24 25-49 50-64 65+ Total
Male 450 4% 1,051 8% 602 5% 2,038 16% 1,043 8% 806 6% 5,990
Female 475 4% 1,095  9% 586 5% 2,150 17% 1,217 10% 1,219 10% 6,742
County Total 53,213 6% 145,329 17% 84,217 10% 297,919 34% 166,60 19% 124,120 14% 871,258
State Total 217,641 6% 611,932 17% 343,959 10% 1,213,300 34% 711,463 20% 511,778 14% 3,610,073
Economics
Business Profile (2005) % of Total Top Five Grand List (2009) Amount % of Net
Sector Establishments Employment Firstlight Hydro Generating Co. $5,173,200 0.4%
Agriculture 5.8% 2.9% Timberlake Golf Partners $3,830,720 0.3%
Const. and Mining 26.5% 17.5% HF Industrial Park Limited Partnership $3,745,650 0.3%
Manufacturing 7.2% 14.8% Algonquin Gas Transmission LLC $3,745,650 0.3%
Trans. and Utilities 6.4% 13.9% Pulte Home of New England $3,017,180 0.2%
Trade 16.6% 15.9% Net Grand List (2009) $1,468,537,107  
Finance, Ins. and Real Estate 4.8% 4.0% Top Five Major Employers (2006)    
Services 27.3% 28.2% Joyce Van Lines Oakley Plumbing & Heating
Government 5.4% 2.7% PTA Corporation Morse Watchman Inc.
      DeSantis  
      Retail Sales (2007)
Town State
      All Outlets $162,009,784 $136,936,194,241
Education
2009-2010 School Year Town State Connecticut Mastery Test Percent Above Goal
Total Town School Enrollment 2,206 552,782   Grade 4 Grade 6 Grade 8

Most public school students through District, which has 2,014 students. Students then go to multiple school districts including Seymour School District, Regional School District 14.

  Town State Town State Town State
Reading 65 61 75 69 85 69
Math 72 64 74 69 78 65
Writing 77 64 76 62 77 67
For more education data please see: http://www.state.ct.us/sde/ Students per Computer Town State   Average Class Size Average SAT Score
  Elementary: 7.8 4.1   Grade K 21.6 Grade 2 21.3   Town State
  Middle: 0.0 0.0   Grade 5 25.3 Grade 7 21.5   Reading n.a.
  Secondary: 0.0 0.0   High School 21.4   Verbal n.a.
              Math n.a.
Government
Government Form: Selectman-Town Meeting      
Total Revenue (2010) $39,261,493 Total Expenditures (2010) $39,275,768 Annual Debt Service (2010) $3,149,725
Tax Revenue $29,026,537 Education $26,207,478 As % of Expenditures 8.0%
Non-tax Revenue $10,234,956 Other $13,068,290 Eq. Net Grand List (2008) $2,061,759,240
Intergovernmental $7,927,245 Total Indebtness (2010) $29,931,000 Per Capita $167,337
Per Capita Tax (2010) $2,290 As % of Expenditures 76.2% As % of State Average 101%
As % of State Average 92.4% Per Capita $2,361 Date of Last Revaluation (2009) 2005
    As % of State Average 106.0% Moody's Bond Rating (2009) A1
        Actual Mill Rate (2010) 20.44
        Equalized Mill Rate (2010) 13.19
        % of Grand List Com/Ind (2007) 4.9%
Housing/Real Estate
Housing Stock (2009) Town County State Owner Occupied Dwellings (2009) 3,692 185,400 812,964
Existing Units (total) 4,493 352,042 1,452,007 As % Total Dwellings 84% 53% 57%
% Single Unit 94.7% 59.5% 64.8% Subsidize Housing (2008) 47 41,649 149,355
New Permits Auth. (2009) 31 509 3,768        
As % Existing Units 0.69% 0.14% 0.26% Distribution of House Sales (2009) Town County State
Demolitions (2009) 2 212 1,219 Number of Sales      
House Sales (2009) 72 3,553 14,696 Less than $100,000   80 346
Median Price $362,500 $246,000 $265,000 $100,000-$199,999 1 953 3,539
Built Pre 1950 share (2000) 18.9% 33.2% 31.5% $200,000-$299,999 14 1,347 4,847
        $300,000-$399,999 29 645 2,510
        $400,000 or More 28 528 3,454
Labor Force
Place of Residence       Commuters (2000)      
(2011) Town County State Commuters into Town from: Town Residents Commuting to:
Labor Force 7,532 457,670 1,918,145 Oxford 749 Oxford 749
Employed 7,022 413,076 1,749,489 Seymour 154 Shelton 472
Unemployed 510 44,594 170,828 Waterbury 148 Stratford 325
Unemployment Rate 6.8% 9.7% 8.9% Southbury 127 Bridgeport 307
Place of Work (2011)       Naugatuck 123 Southbury 251
# of Units 329 22,256 103,381 Derby 73 Seymour 249
Total Employment 2,776 300,474 1,612,373 Newtown 63 Milford 205
2000-'11 Growth AAGR 3.7% -1.8% -0.3% Shelton 59 Waterbury 205
Mfg Employment 466 33,266 166,279 Ansonia 58 Derby 204
        Woodbury 38 New Haven 177
Other Information
  Town State Distance to Major Cities Miles Residential Utilities
Banks (2007) 2 1,029 Hartford 33 Electric Provider
Crime Rate (2009)     Boston 126 Connecticut Light & Power (800) 286-2000
Per 100,000 Residents 0 298 New York City 68 Gas Provider
      Providence 93 Yankee Gas Company (800) 989-0900
Library (2010) Town       Water Provider
Total Volumes 33,002       Aquarion Water Company (800) 732-9678
Circulation Per Capita 3.4       Cable Provider
          COMCAST/SEYMOUR (800) 266-2278
           
Town Profiles July 2012.   www.cerc.com   No representation or warranties, expressed or implied, are given regarding the accuracy of this information.
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Oxford, CT 06478-1298
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